Cavalcade of American Horses

By: Crowell, Pers

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VG 1st printing hardcover in vg dust wrapper. Grey paper covered boards with light grey cloth spine look fab despite bumped spine ends and very light rub to foot of front board fore-edge. DJ shows small chips at extrems but displays very well in new mylar jacket. 311 pp. Tidy gift dedication on fep. A treasure trove of information about every recognized breed of light horse popular in America today. Pers begins with the story of prehistoric men and horses, traces the history of horses in the great civilizations of the past and in the more recent cultures of Great Britain and Western Europe. There is a stirring account of the use of horses in ancient warfare, hunting, and racing and the development of the horse to meet man's specific requirements. The colorful history is followed by clear descriptions of the various gaits including diagrams and footfall charts. The whole story of American light horses is presented in lavish detail.

Title: Cavalcade of American Horses

Author Name: Crowell, Pers

Illustrator: Author

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 33619

Keywords: Tennessee Walking Horse, Justin Morgan, Thoroughbred, Arabian Hambletonian, American Saddle Horse, Race Horses, Horse Breeds, Arab Running Walk, Hackamore, Stallion, Quarter Horses, Pinto, Curb Bit, Ewing Young.,